2013

The Portable Mentor

Expert Guide to a Successful Career in Psychology

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-3993-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-3994-3 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xl

  2. Applying to Graduate School

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Before You Apply to Graduate Programs in Psychology: Knowing When You’re Ready and Gaining Postbaccalaureate Experiences

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      Pages 13-44

      Deciding to Apply and Successfully Gaining Admission to Graduate Schools in Psychology

  3. Beginning Your Career

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-55

      The Whys and Hows of the Scientific Path in Applied Psychology

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      Pages 57-80

      Advancing Understanding of Cultural Competence, Cultural Sensitivity, and the Effects of Cultural Incompetence

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      Pages 81-90

      Developing and Practicing Ethics

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      Pages 91-100

      Balancing Career and Family

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      Pages 101-116

      Psychologist and Parent: Advice from Professionals in Different Career Tracks

  4. Your Research/Academic Career

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      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-132

      Writing a Literature Review

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      Pages 133-143

      Presenting Your Research

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      Pages 145-161

      Publishing Your Research

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      Pages 163-173

      How to Write an Effective Journal Article Review

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      Pages 175-189

      Recommendations for Teaching Psychology

  5. Your Career as a Practitioner

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-202

      Gaining Clinical Experience in and After Graduate School

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      Pages 203-214

      Training to Begin a Private Practice

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      Pages 215-225

      Navigating the Internship Application Process

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      Pages 227-234

      Obtaining a License to Practice Psychology

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      Pages 235-243

      Specialty Certification in Professional Psychology

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      Pages 245-253

      Becoming a Competent and Ethical Clinical Supervisor

  6. Your Professional Service Career

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      Pages 255-255

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      Pages 257-267

      Getting Involved in Professional Organizations: A Gateway to Career Advancement

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      Pages 269-277

      Advocacy: Advancing Psychology and Public Well-Being

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